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Long Lost Unproduced Stanley Kubrick Script is For Sale

What is up with Stanley Kubrick's Burning Secret? Kubrick fans rejoice and get ready to open your checkbooks... or savings accounts... The script for Burning Secret, "certified by experts" to be a genuine work of Mr. Kubrick according to Deadline, could go for around $20,000. That's actually not a terrible deal for a spec script sale, and while this route doesn't QUITE fit into the methods we explain in our how to sell a screenplay post, it could be an interesting new entry into that process... The script is an adaptation of 1913 work by Stefan Zweig. Zweig, born in Austria, fled his home country in 1934 and Europe altogether in 1940 sometime after Hitler's rise to power. But what of this story? And Kubrick's adaptation of it? And why didn't anyone make the movie? At first glance, it would appear that the subject matter was just a little too racy and weird for Hollywood. The basic plot is that a silver-tongued insurance salesman manipulates a 10-year-old-boy so he can get closer to the boy's married mother. Read More...

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Published By: NoFilmSchool - Friday, 9 November

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